Vulnerability Details

Sun Java JDK/JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities - Nov09 (Linux)

Published: 2009-11-13 14:48:12
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

Successful exploitation allows remote attacker to execute arbitrary code, gain escalated privileges, bypass security restrictions and cause denial of service attacks inside the context of the affected system.

Affected Versions:
Sun Java JDK/JRE 6 prior to 6 Update 17 Sun Java JDK/JRE 5 prior to 5 Update 22 Sun Java JDK/JRE 1.4.x prior to 1.4.2_24 Sun Java JDK/JRE 1.3.x prior to 1.3.1_27 on Linux.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws occur due to, - Error when decoding 'DER' encoded data and parsing HTTP headers. - Error when verifying 'HMAC' digests. - Integer overflow error in the 'JPEG JFIF' Decoder while processing malicious image files. - A buffer overflow error in the 'setDiffICM()' and 'setBytePixels()' functions in the Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT). - Unspecified error due to improper parsing of color profiles of images. - A buffer overflow error due to improper implementation of the 'HsbParser.getSoundBank()' function. - Three unspecified errors when processing audio or image files.

Upgrade to JDK/JRE version 6 Update 17 or later, Upgrade to JDK/JRE version 5 Update 22 Upgrade to JDK/JRE version 1.4.2_24 Upgrade to JDK/JRE version 1.3.1_27

This host is installed with Sun Java JDK/JRE and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Type:

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

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